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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    This clove-scented flower flourishes in cool weather and makes an excellent cut flower.

    Latin Name

    Matthiola incana


    Family

    Brassicaceae


    Also Known As

    Brompton Stock Night-scented Stock Ten Week Stock


    Type of Plant

    Annual

    Bloom Season

    May - June


    Seasons

    Spring
    Fall

    Specifications

    Max Height: 3'
    Max Spread: 1.5'

    Uses

  • Annual
  • Flower Border

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun

    Tollerances

  • Deer

  • Colors


    Native Range

    Coastal southern and western Europe


    History

    Lady Jean Skipwith grew two types of stock, which she referred to as 10 week stock and Queens stock, at Prestwould, her Virginia home.


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